Go Back
+ servings

Soft White Chocolate Chip and Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe

The perfect combination of white chocolate and macadamia nuts in the light and delicious but simple to make cookie.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 261 kcal


  • ½ cup butter {melted}
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar {packed}
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips
  • ½ cup macadamia nuts {chopped}


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. In a medium bowl combine melted butter with both sugars. Stir with a wooden spoon until totally combined. Add the vanilla extract and egg to the mixture and mix again.

  3. Add flour, baking soda and salt. Stir until everything is totally incorporated but don't over mix.

  4. Add the white chocolate chips and chopped macadamia nuts, stir until they are evenly distributed into the dough.

  5. Use a medium cookie scoop and scoop mounds of dough onto a silicone mat {or parchment} lined baking sheet. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until the cookies begin to look golden brown around the edges.

  6. Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack to cool completely.

  7. Store cookies in an air tight container at room temperature for up to 4 days or freeze cookies for up to 3 months.

Recipe Notes

  • Add 2 tablespoons of sweetened coconut for a wonderful tropical flavor.
Nutrition Facts
Soft White Chocolate Chip and Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 261 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 169mg7%
Potassium 73mg2%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 258IU5%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.